Jefferson County

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Emily Featherston

City and county officials, along with engineers met with concerned community members to discuss the issues the road faces and the process going forward. more

Nov 14, 2017 9:42 PM News

0813 Rocky Ridge Road

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Police were working the scene midmorning Thursday. more

Jul 13, 2017 9:50 AM News 2 Comments


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To pair with our cover story this month about combatting financial crime, take our survey about personal experiences with financial crime. more

Jun 20, 2017 4:35 PM People


Emily Featherston

State Rep. Jack Williams announced he will seek a seat on the Jefferson County Commission. more

May 24, 2017 5:17 PM News


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Crime these days looks less and less like a cat burglar with a black eye mask and more like a shadowy figure typing away at computer. more

May 22, 2017 11:28 AM News 1 Comments

Sicard Hollow Road

Emily Featherston

Lane closures and significant delays expected. more

Mar 20, 2017 3:49 PM News

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Photo by Paul Robertson (from Alabama Supreme Court website)

The court said a law allowing Jefferson County to reroute sales tax money for schools to other county projects is not unconstitutional. more

Mar 18, 2017 7:59 AM News

Polls will be open Tuesday, March 7 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. more

Mar 6, 2017 10:54 AM Schools


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At a meeting on Nov. 10, the Birmingham Water Works Board discussed the effects of the current drought and approved a rate increase of 3.9%. more

Nov 11, 2016 11:25 AM News

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Erica Techo

Amendment 14, the final amendment on the ballot, would correct a procedural inconsistency in the legislature while grandfathering in nearly 700 local bills. more

Oct 25, 2016 3:46 PM News

The Training and Development Department of the Personnel Board of Jefferson County announced 140 individual Merit System employees have successfully completed certificate programs. more

Aug 31, 2016 10:38 AM News

A total of 25 positive tests have been reported in 16 Alabama counties. more

Aug 18, 2016 9:57 AM News

Distinguished Young Women of Jefferson County

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The deadline for participant applications is March 1, 2016. more

Jan 5, 2016 4:18 PM People

Mamadou Diallo

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Four felony warrants were brought against Mamadou Diallo in connection to multiple instances of fraudulent use of a credit card. more

May 26, 2015 2:47 PM News

The heroin-related death rate for Jefferson County more than doubled in 2014. more

Jan 22, 2015 12:54 PM News

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